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2009 OFFICIAL OTI COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

  • 500 – Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction

    The course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30- hour construction safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10-and 30-hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts. This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program and to conduct both 10 and 30 hour construction safety and health courses and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.

    • Prerequisites:Course #510 and five (5) years of construction safety experience.A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

    • NOTE: Students in Course #500 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a one-hour presentation on an assigned OSHA Construction Outreach topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course. Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #502 at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

  • 501 – Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry

    This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10-and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups. Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10-and 30 hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts.This course allows the student to become a trainer in the OSHA Outreach Training Program and to conduct both 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health courses and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.

    • Prerequisites:Course #511 and five (5) years of general industry safety experience.A college degree in occupational safety and health, a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation, in the applicable training area may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.

    • NOTE: Students in Course #501 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must prepare a one-hour presentation on an assigned OSHA General Industry topic individually or as part of a group and successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course. Authorized OSHA Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #503 at least once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

  • 502 – Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

    This course is designed for personnel in the private sector who have completed #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. It provides an update on such topics as OSHA construction standards, policies, and regulations.
    Minimum contact hours: 18.

    • Prerequisites: Course #500

    • NOTE: Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status.Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current trainer’s card for validation.

  • 503 – Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers

    This course is designed for private sector personnel who have completed course #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program. It provides an update on OSHA general industry standards and OSHA policies.
    Minimum contact hours: 18.

    • Prerequisites:Course # 501

    • NOTE: Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainers are required to attend this course once every four years to maintain their trainer status.Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current trainer’s card for validation.
  • 510 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

    This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles.Topics include scope and application of the OSHA construction standards.Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.

    • Prerequisites: None

  • 511 – Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

    This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health principles. Topics include scope and application of OSHA general industry standards.Special emphasis is placed on those areas that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.

    • Prerequisites: None

  • 521 – OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene

    This course addresses industrial hygiene practices and related OSHA regulations and procedures. Topics include permissible exposure limits, OSHA health standards, respiratory protection, engineering controls, hazard communication, OSHA sampling procedures and strategy, workplace health program elements and other industrial hygiene topics.The course features workshops in health hazard recognition, OSHA health standards and a safety and health program workshop.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.

    • Prerequisites: None
  • 2015 – Hazardous Materials

    This shortened version of OTI #2010 covers OSHA general industry standards and integrates materials from other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to hazardous materials.Included are flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids.Related processes such as spraying and dipping are covered, as well as electrical equipment.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.
  • 2045 – Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards

    This shortened version of OTI #2040 familiarizes the student with various types of common machinery and the related safety standards.Guidance is provided on the hazards associated with various kinds of machinery and the control of hazardous energy sources (lock/out/tagout).The course presents an approach to machinery inspection that enables participants to recognize hazards and to provide options to achieve abatement.These hazards include mechanical motions and actions created by points of operation and other machinery processes.Also included is hands-on-training in the laboratories.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.
  • 2225 – Respiratory Protection

    This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respirator program.Topics include terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, and medical evaluation recommendations. Program highlights include laboratories on respirator selection, qualitative fit testing, and the use of a large array of respiratory and support equipment for hands-on-training.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.
  • 2250 – Principles of Ergonomics

    This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control work place conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and transfers in health care.Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment, laboratory sessions in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies.
    Minimum contact hours: 18.
  • 2264 – Permit – Required Confined Space Entry

    This course is designed to enable students to recognize, evaluate, prevent, and abate safety and health hazards associated with confined space entry. Technical topics include the recognition of confined space hazards, basic information about instrumentation used to evaluate atmospheric hazards, and ventilation techniques.This course features workshops on permit entry classification and program evaluation.
    Minimum contact hours: 20.

  • 3010 – Excavation, Trenching and Soil Mechanics

    This course focuses on OSHA standards and on the safety aspects of excavation and trenching.Students are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and unshored slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered.Testing methods are demonstrated and a one-day field exercise is conducted, allowing students to use instruments such as penetrometers, torvane shears, and engineering rods.
    Minimum contact hours: 20.

  • 3095 – Electrical Standards

    This shortened version of #3090 is designed to provide the student with a survey of OSHA’s electrical standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment.Topics include single and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices.Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition and OSHA policies and procedures.Students will receive instruction on safe and correct use of their electrical testing equipment.
    Minimum contact hours: 26.

    • NOTE: This course is available to non-compliance personnel only.

  • 3110 – Fall Arrest Systems

    This course provides an overview of state-of-the-art technology for fall protection and current OSHA requirements.Topics covered included the principles of fall protection, the components of fall arrest systems, the limitations of fall arrest equipment, and OSHA policies regarding fall protection.Course features a one-day field exercise demonstrating fall protection equipment.
    Minimum contact hours: 18.

  • 5400 – Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for the Maritime Industry

    This course is designed for personnel in the private sector interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour maritime safety and health outreach program to their employees and other interested groups.Special emphasis is placed on those topics that are required in the 10- and 30-hour programs as well as on those that are the most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide.Course participants are briefed on effective instructional approaches and the effective use of visual aids and handouts.This course allows the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct 10- and 30-hour maritime classes in Shipyard Employment, Marine Terminals, and Longshoring and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
    Minimum contact hours: 26

    • Prerequisites:Two (2) years maritime industry experience and at least one (1) of the following:

      • Two (2) years of occupational safety and health experience (with a broad focus) in any industry;A degree in occupational safety and health from an accredited college or university
      • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designationCertified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation
      • Certified Marine Chemist (CMC) designation
      • Certified Safety Health Manager (CSHM) designation

    • NOTE: Students in Course #5400 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #5402 at least every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status.

  • 5600 – Disaster Site Worker Train-the-Trainer Course

    The Disaster Site Worker Train-the-Trainer Course prepares experienced trainers to present OSHA’s 16 – hour Disaster Site Worker Course.Trainers for this course need to be able to apply the elements of successful adult training programs, along with specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes to awareness training about safety and health standards at natural and man-made disaster sites.Trainers are given the opportunity to practice knowledge, skills and attitudes through discussion, planned exercises, demonstrations, and presentations.Participants receive lesson plans and training materials for the Disaster Site Worker Course as well as information on training techniques and resources.Trainers will be expected to present a selected portion of the Disaster Site Worker Course and to use a "presentation evaluation" sheet to evaluate the other presenters.This course allows the student to become a trainer in the Outreach Program and to conduct the 16-hour Disaster Site Worker Course and to issue cards to participants after verifying course completion.
    Minimum contact hours: 24.


    • Prerequisites:OSHA #500 or #501, three years safety training experience, and completion of the 40-hour HAZWOPER training.

    • NOTE: Students in Course #5600 who wish to participate as authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.Outreach trainers are required to attend Course #5602 at least every four years to maintain their trainer status.

  • 5602 – Update for Disaster Worker Train-the Trainer Course

    The Disaster Site Worker Update #5602 is a course intended to update the Authorized Disaster Site Worker Trainer with new technical and regulatory information related to disaster response. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to share "lessons learned" and refresh their knowledge about various topics covered previously in the Disaster Site Worker Train-the-Trainer #5600 course.
    Minimum contact hours: 8.

    • Prerequisites: Course #5600

  • 6000 – Collateral Duty Course for Other Federal Agencies

    This course introduces federal agency collateral duty safety and health personnel to the OSH Act, Executive Order 12196, 29 CFR 1960 and 29CFR 1910. The training enables participants to recognize basic safety and health hazards in the workplace and effectively assist agency safety and health officers with inspection and abatement efforts.
    Minimum contact hours: 23.

    • Prerequisites: None

  • OSHA 10-HR. CONSTRUCTION OUTREACH TRAINING COURSE

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    The OSHA Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is a voluntary training program designed to help individuals comply with federal OSHA requirements. The purpose is to increase workplace safety awareness and compliance, and reduce a company's risk of fines and penalties resulting from OSHA violations. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a course completion card directly from OSHA. The benefits of this training are immediate as participants learn how to prevent accidents and injuries. The course will include comprehensive instruction in the OSHA Construction Standards and can be tailored to your particular industry.

    Course Topics

    Required: Introduction to OSHA, OSH Act/General Duty Clause, General Safety and Health Provisions.
    Required: Focus Four Hazards (Fall Protection, Electrical, Struck by, Caught Between)
    Required:Personal Protective Equipment & Lifesaving Equipment
    Required: Health Hazards in Construction

    Elective: At least 2 of the following:
    • Materials Handling - Storage, Use, and Disposal
    • Tools - Hand and Power
    • Scaffolding
    • Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors
    • Excavations
    • Stairways and Ladders

    Optional: For the remaining four hours of the 10-hr. class, we can tailor the subject matter to your particular operation or expand on the required topic coverage. This course can be held at the University or at your own facility.

  • OSHA 10-HR. GENERAL INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINING COURSE

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    The OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program is a voluntary training program designed to help individuals comply with federal OSHA requirements. The purpose is to increase workplace safety awareness and compliance, and reduce a company's risk of fines and penalties resulting from OSHA violations. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a course completion card directly from OSHA. The benefits of this training are immediate as participants learn how to prevent accidents and injuries. The course will include comprehensive instruction in the OSHA General Industry Standards and can be tailored to your particular industry.

    Course Topics

    Required: Introduction to OSHA, OSH Act/General Duty Clause, Inspections, Citations, and Penalties.
    Required: Walking and Working Surfaces.
    Required: Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, Fire Protection
    Required: Electrical
    Required: Personal Protective Equipment
    Required: Hazard Communication

    Elective: At least 2 of the following:
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Materials Handling
    • Machine Guarding
    • Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Ergonomics
    • Safety and Health Programs
    • Fall Protection

For the remaining two hours of the 10-hr. class, we can tailor the subject matter to your particular operation or expand on the required topic coverage. This course can be held at the University or at your own facility.

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